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Grateful Dead Live at Legion Stadium on 1970-12-28

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Grateful Dead Live at Legion Stadium on 1970-12-28


Topics Live concert


Cold Rain & Snow, Truckin', It Hurts Me Too, Me & My Uncle, Beat It On Down The Line, China Cat Sunflower-> I Know You Rider, Cryptical Envelopement-> Drums-> The Other One-> Cryptical Envelopement-> Sugar Magnolia, Casey Jones Smokestack Lightning, Big Railroad Blues, Me And Bobby McGee, Deep Elem Blues, Cumberland Blues, Morning Dew-> Good Lovin'-> Drums-> Good Lovin', Uncle John's Band


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Legion Stadium
Location El Monte, CA

Source Audience
Lineage AUD > MR > DAT > CD > EAC > shntool > mkwACT > SHN
Taped by
Transferred by Alan Fink

Notes

AUD : MR > DAT > CD via Alan Fink

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Reviewer: njpg - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 2, 2014
Subject: -
A very nice, warm recording (ambience reminds me of a forest in the rain), but not that great a show really. Plenty of highlights, especially the more "cowboy" tunes. I think they were pretty sick of the psychedelic stuff.
Reviewer: geolectro - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 7, 2007
Subject: china cat
This China Cat has a unique intro which i always like. You know, spontaneous uniquity........
Reviewer: ChrisShumate999 - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - April 7, 2007
Subject: good stuff
I believe this show represents the band in one of its primes. young, energetic, full of mistakes, full of adventure ( just listen to the Good Lovin) and am thrilled to have this in my collection, in my opinion by far the best recording from 1970, and seeing as though its one of my favorite years for dead shows ive listened to alot deep elm, cumberland, morning dew, good lovin, uncles johns band is a really nice progression of songs and closes this show nicely.
Reviewer: dcc292 - favoritefavoritefavorite - March 8, 2006
Subject: El Monte from the audience
This is a very middle of the road performance. Most songs are played competently yet there are few if any truly colorful moments. Cold Rain and Snow suffers from spontaneous rearrangement, Uncle John's Band stumbles from lyrical amnesia. It Hurts Me Too is a highlight and Smokestack gets kind of hypnotic. The rest is fair to middling.
The sound quality, however, is superb. This is an amazing audience recording for any era, not to mention 1970. The differences between this recording and those made just one month earlier at Port Chester, the Anderson Theater, and Rochester are vast.
Reviewer: Street Pig - favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 11, 2006
Subject: Pig
Yet Another taste of Pig, Hurts Me Too, Smokestack and Good Lovin' are classic Pig. The show has an overall bluesy feel in which this excellent AUD brings out to the fullest..
Reviewer: familiarfan - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - February 11, 2006
Subject: real nice
Excellent Deep Elem Blues.
Reviewer: Stefan W. - favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite - January 21, 2006
Subject: graet quality for 1970
I just spent hours of downloading every concert of 1970, which is still available, and this is one of the best. I didnĀ“t listen to it completely yet, but it sounds really good. The band is right in the center, the audience can be heard just loud enough to get the energy of the concert, but is never annoying. I listened to recordings of the 80s and 90s which sounded much worse, and as the soundboards are gone anyways, you should really download this show
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